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ONCEMORE1 - Lovelace\'s first court appearance tentatively scheduled - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Our Coroner is not a Medical Examiner, Pathologist or MD, thus not qualified to render a Cause of Death declaration (according to my understanding). The question has even been raised by some as to his authority to declare a person dead without such qualifications. A Coroner's Jury only takes in and analyzes information supplied by MDs, Examiners and other investigators and renders a verdict…
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Your haaretz link is for Israel, for the US the murder conviction rate is 93% for 2011 (per wiki). That is probably mostly drug/gang related for cases that actually make it to court, so is not so predictive for this case, I would guess. Mr. Lovelace will be better represented, and IF guilty, a lawyer is certainly more trained to cover his tracks. Of course if the evidence is solid and Mr. Lovelace…
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I'm neither. Happen to have done a lot of research on this. And always trying to put forth ideas to make things work. $1.50 raised the cackles of quite a few last time. Why do you think it would fly now? Your proposal is trying to do the same thing the mayor wanted to do and make the whole thing self-sufficient. Good idea....too fast.... Stickers are in-your-face since you have to buy them…
1950Brutus - Strawman: Turning His Back On America - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
As far as I am concerned he can stay on vacation until Jan 2017 and then retire. Yogi Berra would call this addition by subtraction.
4tolerance - Lovelace indicted in wife\'s death - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Had a post that did not go through evidently. One thing I mistakenly stated in it was that he married second wife in 2006 and correction post was sent right after. Not sure why first post didnt get through.

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Illinois GOP gubernatorial forum gets testy

7 months, 1 week ago from Associated Press

Thursday's event was the first time all four men had been on the same stage

The Republican race for Illinois governor took on a combative tone Thursday as candidates at a forum took jabs — mostly at businessman Bruce Rauner — over allegations of clout, flip-flopping over the issues and questionable campaign donations.
 
It was the first time all four candidates appeared on a stage together in 2014 to give their side-by-side views on a recent pension overhaul, the minimum wage and Illinois' business climate, but comments from state Treasurer Dan Rutherford and state Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard were peppered with digs at Rauner, a billionaire who has already saturated the airwaves with campaign ads.
 
Those included him recently changing his stance from cutting Illinois' minimum wage to being supportive of raising it under the right circumstances, questions over his daughter's entrance into an elite Chicago high school and the vast amounts of money he's raised. Campaign financial disclosure reports due Wednesday show he's brought in more than five times the amount of the other three combined.
 
"It's the constant drip drip drip of questions that I think will wash away in a flood any chance that our party has if Bruce is the nominee of defeating (Gov.) Pat Quinn in the fall," said Dillard, who loosed the first barb at Rauner, remarking he was glad the businessman could attend. Rauner has committed to only a few debates and missed one hosted by tea party activists this week.
 
Rauner, who called himself the "master at fundraising," said the attention his rivals were giving him showed that his message was resonating with voters and he was ahead.
 
"This has been a little bit of beat up Brucey morning," he said. "And that's OK."
 
Brady knocked Rauner's television ads and said he'd learned lessons from 2010, when Brady ran against Quinn and lost.
 
"The general, it's the big leagues," he said. "You're not going to be able to buy the airwaves. Democrats have money to counteract you."
 
Rauner, who is seeking political office for the first time, took shots of his own, calling his rivals political insiders with conflicts of interest who are tied to union money.
 
Rutherford quickly fired back: "No, Bruce Rauner, don't do that. You have no right to put out false information on me."
 
The event, which was hosted by the (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald and WLS-TV, was billed as a forum about business affairs.
 
Among the most prominent business issues discussed were a recent pension overhaul to the state's nearly $100 billon public pension crisis. Lawmakers approved a plan last month that cuts benefits for state employees and retirees, but has already been the subject of lawsuits.
 
Brady voted for the overhaul and said his action would produce enough savings and aid Republicans' opposition to an extension of the state's income tax increase, which is due to be scaled back in 2015. Quinn has said the issue needs to be examined.
 
"If we delayed, the Democrats would absolutely have an argument to raise the income tax," he said of the pension vote.
 
Dillard voted against the pension deal and called for further discussion about the matter, Rutherford said it wouldn't survive a court challenge and Rauner said he was against it.
 
Quinn faces one Democratic primary challenger in March, suburban Chicago activist Tio Hardiman.

 
 

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